From Road Show by C-Net:The 2019 A-Class will serve as Mercedes' new entry-level offering. But make no mistake, there's nothing entry-level about it.

The CLA-Class (that the A-Class does not replace, by the way) was a car designed to hit a sub-$30,000 price point, and those budget bones plagued even its most expensive trims. So rather than go that route a second time, Mercedes isn't simply striving to hit some low, low price with its new A-Class sedan. The end result is a car that's a bit more expensive, to be sure, but actually delivers a properly luxurious experience in a subcompact footprint.

From AM-online: Suzuki has emerged as the most reliable car brand in the UK as What Car? published the results of its annual vehicle reliability survey.

The Toyota Yaris hatchback and Suzuki SX4 S-Cross jointly claim the top spot in the car models category both achieving perfect 100% scores as Suzuki emerged as the most reliable manufacturer with a rating of 97.7% overall for vehicles up to four years old.

From May 28th to June 1st this year, the Caribbean’s first Suzuki Service Qualification System (SSQS) took place at Simpson Motors. This international program is designed to raise the skill level of Suzuki technicians around the globe in all aspects of vehicle repair.

From Australia news.com: ANOTHER week, another super ute. But there is one thing that sets this version apart from the others.

ISUZU has unveiled a monster truck that towers over other super utes such as the Ford Ranger Raptor and HSV Colorado SportsCat, but there is just one catch: it’s not coming to showrooms anytime soon.

From FoxNews.com ; A car's ability to slip through the air without creating too much drag is critical when it comes to fuel economy, and no car in production right now does it better than the new Mercedes-Benz A-Class.

From Driving: Actor Mark Wahlberg completed the purchase a Chevrolet dealership in Columbus, Ohio July 19, reports Automotive News, in partnership with a longtime car dealer friend.

Stuttgart – Mercedes-Benz can look back on the strongest-selling quarter in the companies’ history. From April to June, 594,528 customers received their new Mercedes-Benz (+1.9%). Thus, Mercedes-Benz sold more vehicles than ever before in a half-year: Since the beginning of the year, 1,188,832 cars with the three-pointed star were delivered to customers all over the world. Unit sales were thus 3.9% higher than in the previous highest first half-year in 2017. In the first six months, Mercedes-Benz was the premium brand with the most new registrations in several markets, including Germany, France, Russia, Switzerland, Portugal, South Korea, Australia, the USA and Canada.

From Rental Pulse: JCB, Rocester, U.K., has invested more than £50 million (US$65.8 million) in a new British plant, which could create hundreds of jobs and double production of cabs used on its machines.

Work is under way on a 350,000-sq.-ft. facility for JCB Cab Systems adjacent to the A50 in Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, U.K., next to two existing JCB plants. The high-tech factory will have the capacity to produce around 100,000 cabs a year. It will include a computer-controlled production line, fully-automated painting facility and robotic welding, potentially creating more than 200 new jobs by 2022.

“This new factory will be the most advanced and productive cab facility in the world and will bring even greater levels of efficiency to the business," said Graeme Macdonald, JCB CEO. "The investment is one of the biggest in the company’s history and underlines our commitment to [...]

From Financial Express IndiaCouples hiring luxury cars to make their wedding day special is very common these days. Maybe, that is why Luxury cars and animals seem to be a passe and in order to make their wedding ride special, a newlywed couple in Karnataka went home on a JCB machine after the ceremony. Yes, the couple picked this unusual set of wheels for their wedding procession and became the talk of the town in Puttur located in Karnataka’s South Kannada District.

It was reported that the groom has been operating the machine for the past ten years and thus decided to make it his wedding chariot. His friends supported him and thought this to be the best way to make the important day memorable.

This unique carriage grabbed eyeballs as well made to the news headlines in the coming days. The [...]

From Road & Track: The new Jimny seems to be the lime in our lemonade this summer, especially now that we know that the new G-Wagen is nothing like the original diesel workhorse. Why? Because next to having an independent front suspension in the name of road comfort, it's also wider, longer, and more luxurious than the people at Austria's Steyr-Daimler-Puch (now Magna Steyr) could have ever foreseen. In fact, the Gs became so fancy that it almost feels wrong to scratch their metallic paint jobs. And what exactly is the point of spending so much money on an otherwise capable off-roader when you don't even intend to go on an adventure with it?

That's where Suzuki's compact, lightweight, and equally boxy 2019 Jimny comes in. It's the perfect go everywhere donkey that now also has the looks for your local boulevard.

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